Wondering what color to put on your nails the next time you're getting a mani/pedi? The big news with nails this spring season: nude is in.
After an excess of neon and oddball colors, the pendulum has swung in the opposite direction with an emphasis on pretty, wearable shades of cream and beige. That’s not to say there aren’t bold patterns and bright moments to be enjoyed - it is spring, after all - but it's all about soft pastels, mellow yellows and all natur-all.
Although I tend to go for the POC (pop of color), nude nails are very wearable. They go with everything. They don't compete for attention against your fucshia lipstick or patterned sundress.
And honestly this trend works on everyone. The idea is to go with a shade close to your skin tone that has a beige undertone to it. I personally like a subtle hue of pink, as the too nudey nail is alittle blah for me.
Here's some to look out for -
If you're medium to olive skinned:
Try OPI for Sephora Nail Polish in Nonfat Soy Half Caff, Dior Vernis in Nude Chic, Essie Nail Polish in Mambo, Essie Nail Polish in A Lot of Shekels, Essie Nail Polish in Cool Lots, Essie Nail Polish in Cafe Forgot, Chanel Nail Color in Django, OPI Nail Polish inTickle My Francey.
If you are light skinned:
Try Essie Nail Polish in Mink Muffs, Rescue Beauty Lounge Nail Polish in Opaque Nude, Essie Nail Polish in Eternal Optimist, Essie Nail Polish in Cool Lots, Essie Nail Polish in Cafe Forgot, Essie Nail Polish in Sand of a Beach, OPI Nail Polish in Java Mauve-A, Chanel Nail Color in Inattendu, OPI Nail Polish in Country Khaki.
If you are dark skinned:
Try Essie Nail Polish in Mink Muffs, Essie Nail Polish in Over the Knee, OPI Nail Polish in Over the Taupe, Chanel Nail Color in Particuliere, Avon Nail Polish in Nocturnal, OPI Nail Polish in Chocolate Mousse, OPI Nail Polish in Chocolate Shake-speare, Sephora by OPI Nail Polish in Metro Chic.